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Burnt Oak Incident: Two men rushed to major trauma centre

Two men have been rushed to a major trauma centre as priority after an assault near Burnt Oak station.

In the early hours of this morning, a the incident led to the closure of Watling Avenue at the junction with Gervase Road, near Burnt Oak Station.

A large number of emergency service vehicles are currently at the scene, causing the road closure in both directions.

The closure has resulted in significant disruption affecting several bus routes. Commuters traveling on routes 114, 204, 251, 302, and N5 are all on diversion.

Statements from London Ambulance Service and Met Police on Burnt Oak incident

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson told Harrow Online: “We were called at 4.35am today (9 July) to reports of an incident on Watling Avenue, Burnt Oak.

“We sent a number of resources to the scene, including two ambulance crews, two medics in fast response cars and an incident response officer. We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance.

“We treated two patients at the scene before taking them to a major trauma centre as a priority.”

A Met Police spokesperson said: “Police were called at approximately 04:30hrs on Sunday, 9 July to reports of an assault in Watling Avenue, Burnt Oak.

“Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and found two men – no further details – suffering injuries after being struck with a bottle.

“Both men were taken to hospital for treatment; neither man’s condition is life threatening.

“A crime scene remains in place at the location.

“No arrests; enquiries continue.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD1483/9Jul.

You can also provide information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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